Chapter 4: An Agenda for Transformational Change

Key conclusions

  • Existing environmental and gender commitments by governments need to be followed up and effectively implemented
  • Adequate funding and resources will contribute to improvement and progress in developing and implementing gender-sensitive environmental policies
  • Gender-sensitive environmental assessments are needed at national and international levels
  • Gender-disaggregated information is essential
  • It is also essential to promote and support women’s voices, leadership and agency
  • It is important to bring men and boys, as well as women and girls, into the gender-and-environment conversation
  • Enabling conditions for large-scale transformations with respect to the environment and gender need to be created
  • Issues of unpaid work and time poverty need to be addressed